Winter Weather Advisory

A Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 2 p.m. Friday, January23, until 10 a.m. Saturday, January 24. The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow, sleet and freezing rain for Pocahontas and Randolph counties. Ice accumulation up to a tenth of an inch is possible at elevations of 3,000 feet or higher. Snow More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

2014 one of driest years on record for Pocahontas County

Based on weather observations in Bartow, 2014 was one of the driest years in recorded history for Pocahontas County. The annual average precipitation at Bartow is 42.87 inches. With just 32.83 inches of precipitation, More...

Green Bank resident Bruce Elliott operates a train in his model train exhibit near his home. Elliott decided to have a building put up on his property to house the large exhibit of B&O Railroad trains. As an example of his love of the B&O, Elliott is wearing an authentic B&O conductor’s suit he bought at an auction. S. Stewart photos
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

Green Bank man takes model train hobby to new level

Green Bank resident Bruce Elliott operates a train in his model train exhibit near his home. Elliott decided to have a building put up on his property to house the large exhibit of B&O Railroad trains. As More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

Arrest made in connection to Pretty Penny vandalism

On January 7, Pocahontas County Sheriff’s Department Captain T.A. McCoy responded to a call that a racial slur had been spray painted on the side of the Pretty Penny Café in Hillsboro. Seven days later, Maxwelton More...

David Watkins began work as the Marlinton Code Enforcement Officer last month. Watkins will perform the duties of Building Inspector and enforce town ordinances, including the Health and Sanitation and Animal ordinances.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

Marlinton code enforcement officer starts work

David Watkins began work as the Marlinton Code Enforcement Officer last month. Watkins will perform the duties of Building Inspector and enforce town ordinances, including the Health and Sanitation and Animal ordinances. A More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

Children’s Home Society offers services in county

The Children’s Home Society, located in Fairlea, serves Greenbrier, Monroe and Pocahontas counties, offering training, counseling and adoption. Regional Director Janet Richmond explained that CHS has served Pocahontas More...

By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

Veterans News

Importance of national veterans organizations It’s important for veterans to be members of national veterans organizations, such as the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), American Legion and Disabled American More...